Richard Boyle, 6th Earl of Shannon

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The Earl of Shannon
Member of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories
In office
15 September 1885 – 10 August 1887
Preceded by New district
Succeeded by Frederick Haultain
Constituency Macleod
Personal details
Born 15 May 1860
Died 1906
Political party Independent

Richard Henry Boyle, 6th Earl of Shannon (15 May 1860 - 1906) was a politician in Canada's Northwest Territories. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories from 1885 to 1887.

Early life[edit]

Boyle was the son of Henry Boyle, 5th Earl of Shannon and Lady Blanche Emma Lascelles.[1]

Political career[edit]

Boyle ran for a seat to the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories in the 1885 Northwest Territories election. He defeated candidate George C. Ives to become the first Member for the new electoral district of Macleod.[2] Boyle did not serve a full term in office before resigning, vacating his seat in 1887.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Graham Boyle. "6th Earl of Shannon". The Boyle Family Genealogy. Archived from the original on 26 September 2005. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "North-West Territories: Council and Legislative Assembly, 1876-1905" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archives. p. 27. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 28, 2007. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  3. ^ Profile, saskarchives.com; accessed 16 May 2016.
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Henry Bentinck Boyle
Earl of Shannon
1890–1906
Succeeded by
Richard Bernard Boyle